The Esophageal Cancer CareLine is operated by Patient Advocate Foundation in partnership with the Esophageal Cancer Awareness Association dba EC Aware. This free patient support program helps patients with esophageal cancer and their families overcome practical, emotional, social, access and financial barriers. This program is part of the MedCareLine division within Patient Advocate Foundation.
About Patient Advocate Foundation
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) is a national 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization which provides professional case management services to patients with chronic, life threatening and debilitating diseases.
Established in 1996, Patient Advocate Foundation assists patients who have been diagnosed with serious illness overcome healthcare access barriers. PAF provides in-depth assistance through personalized case management, financial support, and connection to critical community resources. PAF serves uninsured and insured patients across the country at no charge to help overcome and resolve insurance-related and financial obstacles that impact care.
Patient Advocate Foundation has been consecutively recognized as a 4-star charity by Charity Navigator, the country’s premier independent charity evaluator. For more information about Patient Advocate Foundation and their full mission to improve health access to all patients, visit www.patientadvocate.org
About Esophageal Cancer Awareness Association
Esophageal Cancer Awareness Association’s mission is to provide outreach for esophageal cancer patients, caregivers, and survivors, to increase public awareness of this disease and to offer education and information in a supportive environment.